Category Archives: science fiction

I am either a terrible father or a best father. Mr. 3 asked me to tell him a story about Darth Vader as we brushed teeth tonight, so I told him about how Anakin was separated from the Skywalker knife … Continue reading

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Butlerian jihad and the return of the JDI

A message containing a precis for action in the case of data-loss and/or coldsleep hibernation. Sent from [transcription failed] [Message begins] After the Exchange Compact (establishing the Combine Honnete Ober Advancer Mercantiles) and the massive data-loss of the Second Butlerian Jihad, impulse-based … Continue reading

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Remembering Riddley Walker’s writing

Some of you may have heard — Russell Hoban died ten days back. You may know him through the Frances The Badger books (which I remember as a child).  He’ll be remembered for Frances, of course, but I wanted to … Continue reading

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